Leadership

Course NameLeadership
Course CodeMGT260
DescriptionThis course is a detailed study of the principles and theories of leadership and management. The student will learn a systematic, logical way of thinking about leadership and management within organizations. Through various instructor administered and self-assessment instruments, students will be able to personalize leadership development profiles for their personal and professional advancement. Topics covered include: compare and contrast management and leadership, ethical behavior of leaders, emotional intelligence, change management, motivation of followers, power and influence, leading teams, and life-long learning. The course involves in depth reading from leading texts, journals, and popular literature in the field of leadership and management as well as considering the attributes and behaviors of leaders as individuals, identify relationship building aspects of leadership, explain social architecture of leadership, conduct a basic literature review of a selected topic and Make an oral presentation to the class regarding the topic selected for the literature review.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to:
鈥 Compare and contrast management and leadership;
鈥 Discuss the nature of leadership;
鈥 Outline evolving theories of leadership;
鈥 Describe personal aspects of leadership;
鈥 Identify relationship building aspects of leadership;
鈥 Explain social architecture of leadership.
SchoolSchool of Business Administration (SBA)
LevelBachelor
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS